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and rescue efforts today. united states search and rescue teams have not pulled any survivors from the rubble in more than 24 hours. so the focus is now on keeping the people who survive the quake alive. in a few days, the government will move 400,000 people out into the outskirts of the capital. >>> a fort meade family who lost two children in last week 53 quake -- quake were comforted today. alexalex demetrick reports, they were at the service, where loss was met with prayer. >> reporter: inside the chapel, devastation was met with devotion. >> with quiet confidence, we offer our prayers for you, the people of haiti, stricken by violence, terrified, and devastation on a national scale. >> oh, lord, hear our prayers. >> reporter: and for the family, haiti's nightmare is their own. they were there for the funeral of larose's father, when would quake hit. three stories of concrete fell. de la rosa's 9-year-old son luis philippe was killed. as was their 11-year-old daughter deborah. >> i lost two of my children. last week was very difficult for me and my family. we grieve for my family and for
christie. >>> international travelers are finding security a lot tighter for flights to the united states. security measures are in place for 13 new countries. >> reporter: pat downs, full body scans and full searches of luggage. >> it's difficult but we have to do it. >> reporter: in newarck, passengers said that security was very tight every step of the way. >> they did pat us down, they were very thorough. >> reporter: the new security after an attempt to blow up a plane. the suspect, umar farouk. surveillance video confirms the man managed to enter through an exit, never going through a security check. he left about 20 minutes later but flights were grounded for six hours while the entire terminal was checked. flights are still running on schedule. and security is going to be one of the topics when president obama returns to the united states. >>> all right, well, wow. we are really in some cold weather. >> welcome to winter. this is really standard for january. it's going to remain cold in this five day forecast. right into the weekend, so ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> that is pretty. >> tha
for the united states, trust me, this dnc chairman would be scheming for his -- screaming for his head. >> reporter: republicans argue there is a double standard in washington when it comes to race. they point to the controversy that caused trent lott his position. >> lott was forced to resign his leadership post. but b.e.t. commentator jeff johnson says the situations don't compare. >> what we heard on the other side with trent lott was about seeing a system maintained that did gradated a system of people. those aren't the same kind of comments. >> reporter: reid may survive the controversy now. but it promises only to complicate what was already shaping up tora -- to be a tough re-election battle in november. >> joel brown, wjz eyewitness news. >> reid said attorney general eric holder, who is black, would be willing to make public statements on his behalf. >>> still ahead on eyewitness news at 5:00. gay marriage fight. the cases could pay the way for making the cases legal nationwide. >>> an extra time a -- dime a drink. a new state tax on hard liquor could help fund social services
to make sure this plant is the most productive plant in the united states of america. >> reporter: the money will go toward a new facility that will build electric motors to be used in hybrid and electric cars and trucks. >> this is the first facility here in the entire country to make these electric motors. >> the expansion of this plant will generate a significant influx of income and jobs in the greater baltimore area. >> reporter: allison says 200 people will be added to their staff. and the announcement ensures current employees job security. >> being a gm employee for as long as i have, this is actually new. and you went from having jobs that were in mexico, or potentially in mexico, now coming to us here in maryland. >> reporter: the plant first went green by manufacturing hybrid transitions. -- transmissions. >> this is a big announcement for maryland. and potentially a big announcement for our country. because this is the generation of electric ride motors for automobiles. >> reporter: in addition to the 200 jobs created here in maryland, gm estimates some 1700 new jobs w
born in the entire united states this year. >> wow. >> the whole thing was really just unexpected. i mean, i just expected to have a baby. and the big joke was everyone saying, you gotta get her in for the tax deductions, that sort of thing. but this is a lot neater. >> also get a good deduction next year. they are proud parents of a 16- month-old girl. >> that was a healthy-looking baby. >>> and working new year's eve, just like a lot of other people. and thank goodness for them. >>> still to come on wjz eyewitness news. not your average high-speed chase. a post office employee leads police on a wild ride. >>> facebook in the courtroom. how the social networking site is now popping up in many divorce cases. >>> i'm bernadette woods in the first warning five-day forecast. we'll have your exclusive first warning weather. >>> first a reminder, the stock market was closed for the holiday. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,, >>> welcome back, everybody. much calmer out there right now, as you see this time yesterday. and tomorrow, nothing really coming out of the sky. but we do expect the w
tracks. accidents claimed $450 lines across the united states, 7 of them in maryland. >> i tried calling the county and everything, and they said oh well and put you on old. >> reporter: grief counselors were on duty today. >> saw people walking down the hallways crying and tearing up. >> thank god this doesn't happen often. it's awful when it does, but we want to keep the kids normalized, get them pack to work at school. >> reporter: this tragedy seems to have hit home for some who have been using this as a short cut. >> i think i'm going to take the long way. if not, try to find a ride. >> reporter: baltimore county police have two accident investigator has to specialize in train crashes. they'll be the ones preparing the final report on this incident which they are calling a true accident. they say no charges will be filed in this case. ? the accident temporarily shut down a.m. track passenger lines all along the north corridor. >> pope benedict celebrated mass to welcome epiphany today. it is the holiday known as the feast of the three rings. the last public ceremony of the vatty
. >>> in tonight's consumer watch, toyota is recalling more than 2 million vehicles in the united states, due to a sticking accelerator pedal. the recall involves newer corolla, camry, and rav 4 models. this comes just months after 4 million vehicles were recalled to fix pedal problems, due to out-of-place floormats. for a complete list of all vehicles recalled, you can go to our website, wjz.com. >>> in tonight's wjz healthwatch, doctors may soon have a way to test for post- traumatic stress disorder. researchers were able to detect differences in brain activity, between healthy people and people with ptsd. they say having a device to test for it could speed up treatment. >>> when truth is better than fiction, hollywood movie makers act quickly to get the story on the screen. so when cbs films found out about a father, who against all odds developed a treatment for his children's fatal disease, they went right to work. healthwatch reporter kellye lynn has the story. >> reporter: the illness is known as pompeii disease, which will soon be better understood here in baltimore and around the wor
, moving across the central portion of the united states. moving pretty much from west to east. most will pass to our south. this storm is weakening. and strung out because of big area of high pressure. cool, dry air is pushing to the south. some northern fringes. and freezing rain across portions of indiana. and all of this is moving off to the east. eventually, another system out to the west will approach us. and that's going to bring us another chance of precip, when that low gets a little closer, it's going to redevelop across the coast. and that's going to push closer. you can see the model, to the north. not much at all. it may be even sunnier on friday. portions of our region will probably see at least several hours of mixed precip late tomorrow night into friday morning before it cuts out. once it moves offshore, we'll get dryer air moving in for the weekend. at least for saturday, looks good. sunday, another storm could bring rain overnight. east winds on the bay. 10 to 15 knots. then cloudy. mainly to the south of us. 28 tonight. then tomorrow, back up to 40. above freezing
adpalestinianistration has just- - administration has just announced it will allow haitians who are in the united states illegally to remain here because of the earthquakes. >>> and at 7:00 tonight, on the cbs evening news, katie couric will report from haiti on the disaster and the recovery. >>> washington wizards' star, gilbert arenas makes his first court appearance on felony gun charges. vic is live with the latest on a plea agreement. >> this afternoon, arenas pleaded guilty to carrying a pistol without a license in washington, d.c. he walked to the courthouse with his head hung low and did not plead guilty. the charge stems from an incident on december 21st, in which arenas admitted that he stored guns at the locker at the verizon center. arenas will likely face no more than six months behind bars. >>> the three-time all-star is currently serving an indefinite suspension from the nba. >>> two women have been arrested in the investigation. 32-year-old jamal mcdena was found collapsed. he later died of multiple stab wounds. on wednesday, after an ongoing investigation, police searched the home in la
were involved in some sort of collision, which ruptured this fuel saddle bag. we have units on the scene. also state highway administration officials are on the scene. they have cleaned up some of the accident. but as you can see, the tractor- trailer still remains at the scene. and the spill is causing a major problem. because only one lane is getting by at this point. so as you come up to the harford baltimore line, from back into downtown, you can see the backup extends all the way down below whitemarsh. and 95 at this time is normally very, very heavy. we'll stay on top of the situation and keep you updated. >>> captain mike perry, reporting live. the confessed killer of a kansas abortion provider testified on his own behalf today. scott rotor says he was acting to protect unborn children. his attorney argues that the killing was justified and their client should be convicted of manslaughter, not murder. >> reporter: scott rotor told a kansas court, he had no choice but to kill late-term abortion provider, dr. george tiller. >> why did you kill him? >> if someone did not
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